16.063 DRH 2002 in Edinburgh

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                    Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 16, No. 63.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

             Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2002 07:26:34 +0100
             From: Luisa Carrer <L.Carrer@sms.ed.ac.uk>
             Subject: DRH2002-Booking now open!

    DRH 2002: Digital Resources for the Humanities
    University of Edinburgh
    8 - 11 September, 2002

    * * *
    A conference that brings together the creators, users, distributors, and
    custodians of digital resources in the Humanities.
    * * *

    Booking now open!

    The annual Digital Resources for the Humanities conference is the major
    forum for all those involved in, and affected by, the digitization of our
    cultural heritage. The conference brings together scholars, teachers,
    publishers and broadcasters, librarians, curators and archivists, and
    computer and information specialists, providing an opportunity to consider
    the latest ideas in the creation and use of digital resources in all aspects
    of work in the humanities.

    This year the conference will be held at the University of Edinburgh,
    Scotland, UK, from 8 - 11 September 2002. Themes include:

    - Provision and management of access
    - Digital libraries, archives and museums
    - Time-based media and multimedia studies in music and performing arts
    - Other social sciences where these overlap significantly with the
    - Network technologies used to support international community programmes
    - The anticipated convergence between televisual, communication and
    computing media and its effect on the humanities
    - Information analysis, design and modelling in humanities research
    - Knowledge representation, including visualization and simulation

    The academic programme will comprise papers, panel discussions and poster
    presentations. This years plenary speakers are:

    Ted Nelson
    Visiting Professor of Environmental Information, Keio University, Japan

    Bernard Smith
    Head of Unit, Cultural Heritage Applications, European Commission

    Sarah Tyacke
    Keeper of Public Records, UK Public Record Office

    An exhibition of products and services of interest to participants will form
    an important part of the conference. The conference is known for its
    friendly atmosphere and an enjoyable range of social activities will also be

    The conference fee of 245 includes full conference attendance and all
    social activities (student concession available). Daily registration is also

    For further information and the online booking form visit:

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